Previous Orchid Award Winners
1979-2016

2016

  • Babalu: Restaurant/Cafe/Bar/Brewery
  • Bringing Tap Back Water Refill Stations: Public Art
  • Contemporary Women's Health: New Architecture
  • Knoxville Museum of Art: Mary Lou Horner Beautification Award
  • Oakwood Senior Living Center: Redesign/Reuse
  • Sansom Sports Complex: Outdoor Space
  • Town of Farragut Outdoor Classroom: Outdoor Space
  • White Lily Flats: Redesign/Reuse
  • WROL Building: Environmental Stewardship

2014

  • 400 & 500 Block of N. Gay Street - Cherokee Health Systems Fifth Avenue Clinic - Gray Hodges - High Ground Park - Historic Westwood - KCDC's Five Points Revitalization - Knoxville Area Rescue Ministries - Medical Arts Building - Provision Center for Proton Therapy - Tailor Lofts.
  • Green Miles Award Winner: Matt Sellers
  • Butterfly Award Winner: 1300-1328 Broadway
  • Evergreen Award Winner: Greystone House

2013

  • 6th Avenue Mural Project - Aldi - Arnstein Building - Art in Public Places - Hallsdale Powell Utility District - Jewelry Television - Sunspot - Three Rivers Market - The Tombras Group - the Westwood Building
  • Adopt-A-Road Winner: Precision Pine
  • Adopt-A-Stream Winner: Asset Planning
  • Butterfly Award Winner: Holston Gases
  • Evergreen Award Winner: The Atrium

2012

  • 36 Market Square - Ayres Hall - Blueberry Ridge Senior Community - Corryton Church - Graystone Presbyterian Church - JFG Sign - Knox County Parks and Recreation - The McCamy/Barre 3 Office Building - Petsafe Dog Park at Concord Cove Park - Residences at Eastport
  • Adopt-A-Road Winner: Kimberlin Heights Church of God
  • Adopt-A-Stream Winner: Old North Knoxville Neighborhood Association
  • Green Miles Award Winner: Linden Craig
  • Evergreen Award Winner: Franklin Square

2011

  • Bistro by the Tracks - Cherokee Mills - Emory Place - Knoxville Station Transit Center - Montvue Place - The Offices at Water's Edge - Pellissippi State Community College, Magnolia Campus - Upstairs at Todd Richesin Interiors - West Jackson Workshops - The Young Williams Animal Village
  • Onion Winners: 30 Market Square - Knox Rail Salvage - Stetler Cross Ministries Building - University Market - Railroad Trestle at Love's Creek and Rutledge Pike.
  • Butterfly Winners: The Carson, Public Market at Turkey Creek, and Thomas "Tank" Strickland Park.
  • Evergreen Award Winner: Stanley's Greenhouse

2010

  • Century Park - Cherokee Country Club - Fountain City United Methodist Church - Hardin Valley Academy - Knox County Public Defender's Community Law Office - Kroger, Fountain City - The Renaissance - Seven Islands Wildlife Refuge - Southeastern Glass Building - the University of Tennessee Medical Center Heart Hospital
  • Evergreen Award Winner: Ijams Nature Center

2009

  • 516-524 Gay Street - Crown and Goose - East Knoxville/Burlington Branch Library - The Fountains at Dalton Place - Four Market Square - Hilton Knoxville - Johnson Bible College - LEED Homes - Manorhouse Assisted Living - the Powell Library

2008

  • North: Riverdale School, South - Candora Marble Company and Berry Funeral Home
  • East: Cansler YMCA
  • West: Cherokee Plaza and Pip's Technology
  • Central: F.M. George Safe and Lock, The Williams Home
  • Northwest: Cascade Falls
  • People's Choice: Will's Village and Oakwood Mansion (2643 Kingston Pike)

2007

  • North: Fountain View Plaza and St. Mary's Medical Center North
  • South: Meade's Quarry Lake
  • East: Engert Plumbing Office
  • West: South College and West High School Fence
  • Central: James Park House and Stephen's Square in Mechanicsville
  • Northwest: Victor Ashe Park
  • People's Choice: Knoxville Botanical Gardens

2006

  • North: J.S. Ridenour Construction and Crown College
  • South: South Doyle Jr. ROTC Memorial Garden and Dara's Garden
  • East: Entrance to Spring Place neighborhood and The Beck Cultural Exchange Center,
  • West: Westwood Antiques and Design and the Young-Williams Animal Center
  • Central: Cherokee Health Systems and The Mast General Store
  • People's Choice: FireDog Pizza Deli

2005

  • The Pines Apartments - Broadway Antiques/Vic & Bill's Deli - The Jacob Building - Historic Fort Sanders Association - Cruze Dairy Farm - Sapphire on Gay Street - 29 Market Square - James Agee Park - UTK Pedestrian Mall - Colony Place - Fountain City Branch Library -
  • People's Choice: The Tennessee Theatre 

2004

  • Camp DeRobertis House - Bush Brothers Headquarters - Emporium Lofts - Halls Library - Old Mechanicsville Neighborhood Interest - Powell Mosaic - Shops at Cedar Bluff - The Wee Course - UT Alumni Memorial Auditorium - Krutch Park Expansion

2003

  • The Phoenix Building - Laurel Terrace - Safety City - Preservation Pub - Comcast Offices - Gateway Center Waterfall - Caswell Park - St. Mary's Residential Hospice - Baptist Hospital West
  •  People's Choice: Parkridge Apartments

2002

  • The Centre at Deane Hill - Knoxville Museum of Art Garden - The Knoxville Convention Center - Little Flat Creek Baptist Church - Markman's Diamond Brokers - Northgate Terrace - North Hills Neighborhood - Nova Information Systems - The Boathouse/Tennessee Grille  
  • People's Choice: McDonald's on Broadway 

2001

  • Hope VI - Knoxville Zoo Entrance - First Creek Greenway Park - Sacred Heart Cloister Garden - Bijou Theatre Restoration - Parkview Senior Apartments - Old Miller's Building Mural - Regas Brothers Cafe - Linden Avenue Neighborhood
  • People's Choice: Firehall #10 

2000

  • Mortgage Investors Group - Halls Elementary School Playground - Beaumont School Courtyard - TDOT Wildflower Program - Kings Row Apartments - Fourth & Gill Neighborhood - Brown, Brown & West Building - Knoxville Music History Mural - The Miller's Building (KUB Headquarters)
  • People's Choice: Dowell Springs Business Park

1999

  • The Atrium - Regas Riverside Tavern - Volunteer Landing - Kendrick Place - The Reserve - Forest Heights Neighborhood - Patrick Sullivan's Saloon - Steven's Mortuary - JFG Coffee Sign (Old City) - The Shops at Bearden Place
  • People's Choice: Fountain City Park Bank

1998

  • Gettysvue Golf & Country Club - Haley Heritage Square - Laurel Theatre - Tyson Place - Duncan Federal Building Park - Thompson Cancer Survival Center - 824 & 826 North Broadway - Bennett Galleries - JFG Coffee House - Royal Gallery of Oriental Rugs

1997

  • All Saints Catholic Parish - City County Building Grounds - Knoxville Fire Station #11- Immaculate Conception Church - Restored Homes on Eleanor Street - Knoxville Montessori School - Lakeshore Park - Magnolia Manor - The Prince Building - University of Tennessee Trial Gardens

1996

  • Armstrong Lockett House - Blue Moon Cafe - Christenberry Community Clubhouse - Fountain City Business Park - Howard Baker Jr. Federal Building - Knoxville Zoological Gardens - Krutch Park - Mechanicsville Neighborhood - Ramsey House - Whittington Creek Subdivision

1995

  • Calhoun's Restaurant (Bearden) - Commercial Bank (Halls) - Cresswell Office Building - Crouch Florist & Gifts Inc. (Kingston Pike) - Home & Garden Television - Landmark Center - Maple Grove Inn - UT Agriculture Department - West Towne Mall

1994

  • Alice Bell Community Garden - Candy Factory/Fort Kid - Farragut Town Hall - M&M Development Company Mabry-Hazen House - Old North Knoxville Inc. - Rohm & Haas Tennessee - West View Community

1993

  • Baptist Hospital - Blount Mansion - City/County Building - James White Fort - Laurel Church of Christ Plasti-Line - Pratt's Country Store - Sertoma Center - Summit Diner - Whittle Communications

1990

  • Ethan Glen - Goody's Corporation - Hewgley Park - Knoxville Museum of Art -Riverview Tower - South Fork - TVA Credit Union (Downtown) - The Weston @ Cherokee - The Willows Apartments

1988

  • Church Street United Methodist Church - Cook's Pest Control - Fairmont Properties - Fire Hall #5 - Medical Arts Building - Ritchie Fels Dillard PC - Southern State Asphalt Company - Sunchase Apartments - The Terraces

1987

  • Althen Building - Blair House Antiques - East Tennessee Regional Eye Center - Homberg Village Shopping Center - Knoxville Orthopedic Clinic - Southern Foundry Supply Inc. - Waterford Village - Western Plaza Shopping Center

1986

  • Botany Center - Dixie Lee Quarry/Vulcan Materials - Hogin Guyton London & Montgomery Hyatt Regency Knoxville - The Orangery Park Place - Shreve Chiropractic Center (Mabry Hood) - Siegel Bible Building

1985

  • Cherokee Place - East Towne Mall - Emory Place (8-10-12) - Market Square Mall Medic Regional Blood Center - Ronald McDonald House (Magnolia) - Wimbledon Park

1984

  • Crouch Florist & Gifts Inc. (Cumberland ) - Copper Cellar (Cumberland) - Holston Gases Inc. - Old City Club - St. John's Episcopal Church - Stevens Mortuary - Victorian Houses - Greystone Building - World's Fair Site - ZHB Partnership

1983

  • Chesapeake's Restaurant - DeWitt Shepard Company - Franklin Square - Grady's Goodtime (Papermill Road) - McDonald's Corporation (Magnolia) - Old City Hall - Wendy's Corporate Office (Gay Street) - The Westlands (Orleans Drive) - Windrush Apartments

1982

  • A.B. Long Construction Company - Albers Drug Company - Allied Products (National Drive) - Anteehal (Condos) - Aztex Energy Co. (Middlebrook) - Blakely House - Cross Creek Apartments - Downtown West - Hilton Hotel - KUWAHEE - L&N Station Fish Market (World's Fair) - Laurel Terrace - Northshore Woods Apartments - The Pembroke - Twelve Oaks Executive Park

1981

  • Baker & Baker Attorneys - The Carhart Building - Cherokee Distributing Company - China Inn Restaurant Darryl's Restaurant - Baker & Baker Attorneys - Furrow Auction Company - Howard & Howard Plumbing - Ijams Nature Park - Knox County Health Department - The Nicholaus - Professional Arts Center - Residence, 510 Scott Avenue - Ruby Tuesday's Restaurant (Suburban Center) - Vestal Elementary School

1980

  • Belcaro Restaurant - Bijou Theatre - Charles Tombras Ad Agency - Copper Cellar (Kingston Pike) - Elk River Resource - Fountain City Dogwood Trail - Fourth & Gill Neighborhood - Helen Ross McNabb - Homberg Plaza - Larry's Chevron Station - Regas Restaurant - St. James Episcopal Church - Tennessee Valley Authority - United American Bank Plaza - Union Cafe

1979

  • Blount Mansion Gardens - Civic Auditorium - D.W. Goodpasture Home - First Church of Christ Scientist - Fort Sanders Presbyterian Hospital - McDonald's (3120 Broadway) - Northshore Center (parking lots) - One Regency Square - Patricia Neal Center - Philip R. Livingston Home - University of Tennessee - Vine Avenue Furniture Company - Watson's (Market Square) - White Stores (Bearden & Cedar Bluff)